Kermit Raymond Lenhart, 89, husband of 67 years to Mildred H. (Hollowbush) Lenhart of Gilbertsville, passed away on Friday, June 17, 2011, at Manor Care in Pottstown. Born in Gilbertsville, he was the son of the late Edna M. (Shade) Lenhart, and the late Raymond S. Lenhart.
A graduate of Boyertown High School and Benjamin Franklin University (now Georgetown University), Mr. Lenhart was a United States Army Veteran of World War II. He was an active member of Saint Luke Lutheran Church in Gilbertsville and served on the church council and various committees. Kermit was a charter member of the Boy Scouts of America Troop #36 in Gilbertsville, a member of the Boyertown Rotary Club, the Boyertown Lodge F & AM, the Boyertown American Legion, served on the local school board, and a board member of the National Bank of Boyertown for 24 years. Employed at the Boyertown Auto Body Works for 42 years, he served as treasurer and later became a co-owner. He also enjoyed spending time woodworking and horticulture.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by his sons; Bruce K. Lenhart, husband of Jeanne, Peter D. Lenhart, husband of Gaye, and Jack A. Lenhart, husband of Carol, nine grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister, the late Mildred Leininger.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Service on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at 12:00 Noon at Saint Luke Lutheran Church, 35 Wilson Avenue, Gilbertsville, Pa., 19525. A visitation and reception will follow the service immediately in the church hall. Burial with Military Honors at Limerick Garden of Memories in Limerick will be held privately by his family prior to the Memorial Service.
Memorial contributions in his name may be made to Saint Luke Lutheran Church at the above address